Hexateuch

noun

Hexa·​teuch ˈhek-sə-ˌtük How to pronounce Hexateuch (audio)
-ˌtyük
: the first six books of the Bible

Word History

Etymology

hexa- + Greek teuchos book — more at pentateuch

First Known Use

1878, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Hexateuch was in 1878

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Cite this Entry

“Hexateuch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hexateuch. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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